Family:Whitney, George H. (1845-1915)

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George H. Whitney (Joshua, Joshua), son of Joshua and Persis (Moore) Whitney, was born 25 Jan 1845, (prob. Bridgewater) VT, and died 25 Jun 1915, Boulder, CO. He was buried in Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, CO.[1]

He married, 1885, Clara L. Poquette, daughter of Edward and Pauline (Poquette) Poquette. She was born 15 Aug 1862, Highgate, VT, and died 30 Apr 1940, Boulder CO. She was buried in Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, CO.[2]

Enlisted 18 Aug 1862 (credited to Westminster, VT), mustered as Pvt. in Co. I 12th Vermont Infantry 4 Oct 1862, discharged for disabilty 27 May 1863.

George and Clara L. (Poquette) Whitney had no children.

Census

767 758 Charles Church 31 M - Farmer $8000 $800 Vt. Minerva " 26 F - " Charles " 1 M - " George Whitney 15 M - Vt.

George is living with his sister Minerva and family.

139 149 Carlton, George 42 M W Farmer $1000 $400 Wisconsin Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 31 M W Keeping house Missouri -----, Minnie 9 F W Cal. Attended school -----, Addie 5 F W " Attended school Harrow, Thomas 37 M W Farm laborer Canada Simpson, Jarves 20 M W " Minnesota Whitney, George 23 M W " Vermont Male citizen over 21

Continued from M. A. SMITH A. MARTEN 24 Oth M S W MO Mining --- --- G. GRIGGS 22 Oth M S W MO Teamster --- --- J. BARREY 21 Oth M S W MO Works In Smelter --- --- J. LUEY 21 Oth M S W OH Works In Smelter --- --- W. C COVERT 43 Oth M W W NY Carpenter NY NY G. H. WHITNEY 35 Oth M W W VT Teaming VT VT J. H. MC DOWELL 31 Oth M M W OH Teamster PA PA Robert MORRIS 34 Oth M W IN Teamster OH OH Charles PETERSEN 30 Oth M W IN Teamster --- --- Wallace LOTHROP 29 Oth M S W CANADA Teamster CAN CAN

713 796 Poquette, Pauline Head W F Oct 1824 75 wid 6ch 5liv Canada (Fr) Canada (Fr) Canada (Fr) Rents house, Immig. 1825 Whitney, Clare L. Dau W F Aug 1862 37 mar 15 0ch 0liv Vermont Canada (Fr) Canada (Fr) -----, George H. SiL W M Jan 1845 55 mar 15 Vermont Vermont Vermont Dealer groceries

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #60253001, Pvt George H. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #64599246, Clara Poquette Whitney.


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